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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
education, healthcare, welfare and public employment. the red state model as implemented in various republican states call for lower taxes, lower public spending as a means of attracting business and promoting growth. california, illinois, and new york are prototypes of the better -- of the blue state model. texas, arizona, and indiana are prototypes of the red state model. but when these tendencies are added up across the nation, they produce something close to a stalemate. the blue state model is collapsing because of a tight cost and the effects of the taxes needed to maintain it. this evolution has produced a volatile alignment between the two political parties, with each controlling different jurisdictions, each taking sharply different views of taxation and each communicating with its own supporters. if the blue state model is dying, it signals the end of public spending with which is associated. what are the reasons for thinking the new deal regime is in the process of dying out? these are familiar -- debt, democracy, slowing economic growth, augmented by political polarizati
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